Amphiroa brevianceps E.Y.
Amphiroa brevianceps E.Y.Dawson Panama, Amphiroa brevianceps — In situ: forming small fragile mostly creeping or decumbent clumps; branching closely dichotomous; joints at dichotomies
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Amphiroa brevianceps E.Y.Dawson 1953: 142, pl. 31: fig. 2
Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1953). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 1. Bangiales to Corallinaceae subf. Corallinoidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 17: 1-239, Plates 1-33.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Amphiroa is Amphiroa tribulus (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Amphiroa misakiensis Yendo
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Just east of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico (Dawson 1953: 143). Holotype: Dawson; Jan. 10, 1947; On rocky shore. HAHF Dawson 3825, on sheet 55180, including vial 2259 and slide 1499 (Dawson 1953: 143).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Amphiroa brevianceps E.Y.Dawson)
North America: Mexico (Dawson 1953).
Africa: Ghana (Price, John & Lawson 1986).
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
Created: 20 December 2001 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 24 May 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.